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Description: San Francisco's BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) system is overdue and over budget, B. R. Stokes tells the Commonwealth Club, but he considers it the "most handsome rapid rail network in the Western hemisphere." Stokes reviews the political and economic hurdles that the BART system had to overcome, and discusses what it still had yet to face to complete the 300-mile system envisioned by the original commission. Stokes speaks as the general manager of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District.
Collection Guide: Commonwealth Club of California records
Program Number: 19730119
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Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP).
This audio is part of the collection: Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
It also belongs to collections: stream_only; California Light and Sound; Cultural & Academic Films
Artist/Composer: Commonwealth Club of California
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Keywords: californialightandsound; San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (Calif.); Local transit--San Francisco (Calif.); Local transit--Finance; Local transit--Public opinion
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